Boughton SemIN 1

SemIN 1

Boughton Semi-Intensive Green Roof Substrate 1 has a higher amount of organic matter compared to conventional extensive green roof substrates.

The mixture is very effective at retaining moisture and releasing it slowly. This means that the mixture is suited to projects where more intensive planting is required and weight loading is less of an issue.

Product Properties

  • Bulk density oven dried (g cm-3) 0.9
  • Bulk density at 10% VMC (g cm-3) 1.14
  • Bulk density at field capacity (g cm-3) 1.48
  • Field Capacity (% v/v) 56.6
  • Particle Density (g cm-3) 1.70
  • Total Porosity (%) 52.7
  • Porosity at Field Capacity (%) 50.9
  • Effective Porosity (%) 1.8
  • Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity
    (mm min-1) 7

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Applications & Installation

Boughton Semi-Intensive 1 can be laid at depths down to 80mm and still support varied planting including wild flowers and sedum.

Boughton SemIN 1 Green Roof Substrate meets and exceeds all present GRO guidelines. The depth of substrate is determined by the planting scheme and the weight loading capability of the roof which must be assessed by a qualified structural engineer. Our substrates can be delivered in any required format. This includes 25ltr and IBC Bulk bags. Or loose tipped as required.

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Product Name: Boughton SemIN 1

Manufacturer: Boughton Loam Ltd

Address: Boughton Loam Ltd, Telford Way, Telford Way Industrial Estate, NN16 8UN

Telephone: 01536 510515



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